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Section on Rationality and Society Award Recipients

 

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Awards were conferred for the first time in 1997.

Best Graduate Student Paper

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2013

Charles Seguin

 

“The Mathematics of Superstars: Two Theories of Cultural Consumption”

2012

Matthew D. Hoffberg

Cornell University

“Prosocial Values, Reciprocity,  and the Mediating Role of Perceived Motives in Direct Favor Exchange.”

2011  

Katie Corcoran,  

University of Washington “Religious Human Capital Revisited: Testing the Effect of Religious Human Capital on Religious Participation”.

2010 Co

Ashley Harrell

 

“Religion, Rewards and Prosocial Behavior”; and

2010 Co

Jacob Young

 

“Misperception of Peer Delinquency and its Consequences:  Examining the Microfoundations of Social Influence and Delinquency”. 

2009

Blaine Robbins

University of Washington

“Neither Government nor Community Alone: A Test of State-Centered Models of Generalized Trust”

2008

     

2007

Yen-Sheng Chiang

University of Washington

“The Path Towards Fairness: Preferentioal Association and the Evolution of Strategies in the Ultimatum Game.”

2006

Jacob Dijkstra

University of Groningen

“Externalities in Exchange Networks: An Adaptation of Existing Theories of Exchange Networks”

2005

Steve Bernard

Cornell University

 

2004

Pamela Emanuelson

University of South Carolina

"Flow Networks: An Extension of Network Exchange Theory"

2003

Howard T. Welser

University of Washington

“For Love of Glory: Performance, Self-Evaluation and Status Achievement among Rock Climbers”

2002

Not given

   

2001

Martin Abraham

Bernard Prosch

University of Leipzig, Germany

Lehrstuhlfuer Soziologie, Germany

“Long-Term Employment Relationships by Credible Commitments: The Carl Zeiss Foundation”

2000

Vincent Buskens

University of Utrecht

“The Social Structure of Trust”

1999

Marcel van Assen

University of Groningen, The Netherlands

“Effects of Individual Decision Theory on Predications of Cooperation in Social Dillemmas”

1999

James A. Kitts

Cornell University

“Rival Incentives, Cohesion, and the Decoupling of Formal and Informal Norms”

1998

Not given

   

1997

Jay Cross

Eric Durbin

Jean-Francois Huard

Saabah al-Binali

Elizabeth Smailes

Columbia University

“Strategy and Control in Social Networks: With Application to Academic Tenure”



James Coleman Award for Outstanding Article or Book

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2013

Clemens Kroneberg and Andreas Wimmer,

  “Struggling over the boundaries of belonging. A formal model of nation building, ethnic closure, and populism”, published in American Journal of Sociology.
2012

Not given

   
2011

Robb Willer, Ko Kuwabara and Michael Macy

  “The False Enforcement of Unpopular Norms.”

2010

  Edward Lawler, Shane Thye, Jeongkoo Yoon

 

 “Social Commitments in a Depersonalized World”:

2009

Carter Butts and David Rode

University of California Irvine, Carnegie Mellon University

“Rational and Empirical Play in the Simple Hot Potato Game,” Social Forces Volume 85, Number 4, June 2007

2008

     

2007

Elizabeth E. Bruch and Robert D. Mare

University of Michigan, University of California, Los Angeles

“Neighborhood Choice and Neighborhood Change” AJS Volume 112 Number 3. November 2006: 667-709

2006

Peter Hedstrom

Oxford University

Dissection the Social. On the Principles of Analytical Sociology

2005

Trond Petersen

University of California-Berkeley

 

2004

Not given

   

2003

Vincent Buskens

Werner Raub

Christine Horne

University Utrecht

Brigham Young University

“Embedded Trust: Control and Learning”

“The Enforcement of Norms: Group Cohesion and Meta-norms”

2002

David Willer

University of South Carolina

Network Exchange Theory

2001

Not given

   

2000

Brinton and Victor Nee

Cornell Univeristy

The New Institutionalism in Sociology

1999

James Montgomery

London School for Economics

Toward a Tole-Theoretic Conception of Embeddedness

1998

Not given

   

1997

William Brustein

University of Minnesota

The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party